• Manchu Manoj Movie opening ceremonyIbtimes India
  • Manchu Manoj Movie opening ceremonyIbtimes India
  • Manchu Manoj Movie opening ceremonyIbtimes India

Telugu actor Manchu Manoj, who tied the knot with Pranitha Reddy on 20 May, will be seen in his next movie that will be directed by Dasaradh. The film was launched in Hyderabad on Sunday.

M Shiva Kumar, who has earlier produced movies such as "Bhadradri", "Aakasam lo Sagam" and "Surya Vs Surya", is producing Manchu Manoj's next movie under his banner Suraksha Entertainments Pvt. Ltd.

The film has been tentatively titled "Production No 2" and regular shooting is expected to start soon.

Shiva Kumar held a grand function for the launch at his office in Film Nagar, Hyderabad, on 7 June. His wife switched on the camera, while his daughter kick-started the film by clapping the board. Director Dasaradh and few crew members were present on the occasion. Manchu Manoj was not there for unknown reasons.

Manchu Manoj, who was last seen sizzling on the screen in "Current Theega", will be the hero of the movie. For the first time, he is teaming up with actress Regina Cassandra, who will be his love interest. Prakash Raj will play an important role.

Besides direction, Dasaradh has also written the story, while Kishore Gopu and Gopi Mohan have penned the screenplay and dialogues. Malharbhatt Joshi will handle cinematography and K Vedaa will compose the music and background score.

Manchu Manoj has signed two movies with Pranitha after his marriage. One of the movies will be directed by G Eeshwar and produced under the banner Jyotshna films Production.

The opening ceremony of this film was held at Filmnagar Temple in Hyderabad on 31 May. The actor is yet to make it clear which movie he will take up first.

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